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Gig Alert: Elizaveta

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Elizaveta
“Dreamer (Remix)”
Playing Tuesday at Dominion
 (428 Lafayette St., NoHo)
Get: Tickets | Directions

There's some Lady Gaga, a bit of Regina Spektor and a hint of Anna Netrebko in Elizaveta's onstage DNA.

Born in New York City and raised in Moscow, Elizaveta performs her songs with a particular Victorian flair: her big voice is often complimented by a nest of hair, a glittering mask and a regal ball gown. Her musical technique requires no costumes, though — it's clear that she's spent hours practicing Prokofiev, Chopin and Tchaikovsky.

In the remix of "Dreamer," Elizaveta shows off her romantic sensibilities — "I believe in fairy tales and serendipitous encounters" — with overlaid voices that bring to mind a hazy mist worthy of the Brothers Grimm. The real magic is the fact that the song manages to be worthy of a swanky lounge without losing its acoustic piano sensibility.

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Tim Goodvin from upper east

Awesome... we (the wife and i) were just discussing the need for another injection of culture right when the mention of this came up on our way to work. ahhh!!!

Thanks for all you do!

Sep. 27 2011 08:40 AM

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